Desserts

Our favorite holiday recipes!

La Criolla Spice Tree

We at La Criolla enjoy cooking, good food, and great ingredients, especially around the holidays.  We’re always talking food, and anyone who has come to visit us can smell the spices as soon as they walk in the door!  Gatherings … Continue reading

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Mami’s bread pudding (budin)

  1 1/2 loaf day old French bread 1 can coconut milk 1 1/2 c. water 3 Tbsp butter 1 1/2 c. almond milk 2 Tbsp La Criolla Ground Cinnamon 1 Tbsp La Criolla Ground Allspice 2 Tbsp La Criolla … Continue reading

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Carmen’s Apple Crisp

Ingredients:   5 large Granny Smith apples-Sliced thin 1 TBSP La Criolla Ground Cinnamon 1/2 tsp. La Criolla Nutmeg 1/2 cup La Criolla Ground Oatmeal 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 stick cold butter or margarine-cut in pieces Heat … Continue reading

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“Hot” Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

2 Pints Strawberries 2 Cups Dark Chocolate 1 Tbsp. La La Criolla Fruit Seasoning 1 tsp. La Criolla Ground Cinnamon Melt chocolate until smooth. Add spices and stir well.  Dip the strawberries in the chocolate and enjoy!!

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Spicy Rosemary Walnuts

  Prep: 7 minutes Cook: 25 minutes Yield: 6 cups Ingredients: 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter 1 Tbsp. La Criolla dried rosemary 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp. La Criolla Adobo 6 cups walnut halves 1. Preheat oven to … Continue reading

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Festive Fruit

By: Jaclyn Webb La Criolla is getting patriotic with fruit! We just can’t get enough of our Hot Fruit Seasoning so we decided to get festive. The 4th of July is all about grilling, relaxing, celebrating the USA, and eating, … Continue reading

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Spiced Apple Tart

  Makes one 9” tart Prep time: 45 minutes Cook time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Total time: 2 hours Ingredients: ½ cup apple juice ½ cup rice vinegar ½ cup dark brown sugar 1 tsp La Criolla ground cumin 1 … Continue reading

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Cranberry Spice Brazo Gitano

Yield: 5-10 people. (Serving size: 1 slice) Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 4 eggs, separated 2 cups sugar 1 cup flour, sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon La Criolla vanilla ¼ teaspoon La Criolla cinnamon 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 … Continue reading

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Hot Spiced Tea

Ingredients: Original recipe makes 6 servings 6 cups water 1 teaspoon La Criolla whole cloves 1 (1 inch) piece La Criolla cinnamon stick 6 tea bags (of your choice) 3/4 cup orange juice 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup pineapple … Continue reading

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Carmen’s Arroz con Leche

width=”200″ height=”300″ />   Cook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup milk 1 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup cream of coconut 1/2 cups medium grain or pearl rice 1/4 cup La Criolla Cinnamon & Sugar 1/2 stick unsalted butter or   margarine 1 … Continue reading

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